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JOIN EL PASO’S FINEST
 
Thank you for your interest in joining the El Paso Police Department.  Your desire to serve the citizens of El Paso as a member of El Paso’s Finest is applauded. The EPPD seeks only the most qualified candidates to join the officers who comprise El Paso’s finest.  We have a proud tradition in public safety.  Our commissioned officers, civilian support staff, and volunteers are dedicated to making the City of El Paso the safest city in the United States. Below, you will find detailed information that will assist you understand our hiring process.
 
 

WHY JOIN THE EPPD?  
 

  
Please visit the City of El Paso’s web page at www.elpasotexas.gov, click on City Jobs and complete and submit an application for the position of Police Trainee.  Our website www.eppd.org provides a complete list of the job requirements, hiring process and salary and benefits.
 
 
CONTACT INFORMATION
 
El Paso Police Department
Human Resources Division
911 North Raynor Street
El Paso, TX 79903
(915) 564-6958
e-mail:eppdrecruiting@elpasotexas.gov
 
 
As you go through this lengthy process, please keep this in mind…The amount of initiative, thoroughness, and responsibility you exhibit throughout this process speaks towards your judgment: one of the most important characteristics of a Police Officer. The manner in which you conduct yourself at all times will likewise be considered as evidence of your suitability for this position.  The most qualified applicant will be considered for a hiring interview.

 
APPLICATION FILING PERIOD  
 
 

APPLICATIONS  
 
 

WRITTEN EXAMINATION  
 
 

The El Paso Police Department utilizes the law enforcement examination provided by Ergometrics to evaluate applicants for the positions of Police Trainee, Certified Peace Officer and Police Officer.  Applicants may visit the Ergometrics website at http://ergometrics.org/  to learn more about the written examination.


JOB SIMULATION TEST  
 
 
 
OUT OF TOWN APPLICANTS  
 
 

Applicants who successfully achieve a passing score on both testing components will be placed on the eligible list and may be considered for a hiring interview.
 
 
 
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